Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Prediction MLB Picks 6/23/24

Oakland Athletics (29-49) vs Minnesota Twins (41-35)

Game Info: Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 4:07 pm (Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum)

Hogan Harris (1-0) (2.37) vs Pablo Lopez (6-6) (5.62)

Betting Odds: Oakland Athletics +147 / Minnesota Twins -175 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics prediction for this MLB game on Sunday, June 23rd at Oakland Coliseum.. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Twins form and recent player performance 

-The Athletics recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Minnesota

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Oakland

-Recent betting trends in games played between Minnesota and Oakland.

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Twins and Athletics. 

Twins Offense Puts Up Crooked Number

The Twins offense put up ten runs on Saturday and that was enough to secure the victory. The Twins scored seven runs on Saturday and they ended up winning 10-2. Royce Lewis continues to be strong and he finished with two hits and two RBIs. Manuel Margot hit a home run and drove in three RBIs. The Twins are averaging 4.73 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.42 runs per game. The offense is ranked 8th in the league while the pitching is ranked 19th. On the season Lewis has hit 10 home runs and driven in 14 RBis so far this season. Getting the start for the Twins will be Pablo Lopez who sits with a 6-6 record and an ERA of 5.83. In his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays, he went four innings giving up seven hits and five runs. 

Why the Twins Will Win

  • The Athletics have lost each of their last seven day games after playing the previous day.
  • The Twins have won eight of their last nine games against the Athletics following a win.
  • The Athletics have failed to cover the run line in five of their last six day games against American League opponents.
  • The Twins have covered the run line in four of their last five day games against teams that held a losing record.

Athletics Pitching Looks to Bounce Back

Too often this season the A's pitching has been and that was the case again on Saturday. JP Sears didn’t give the team much of a chance and he went 4.1 innings giving up nine hits and four earned runs. Oakland on the season is averaging 3.65 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.84 runs per game. The offense is ranked 28th in the league while the pitching is ranked 26th. Brent Rooker has hit 13 home runs and drive nin 44 RBis so far this season. Getting the start for the A’s will be Hogan Harris who sits with a 1-0 record and an ERA of 2.37. In his last start he went five innings giving up four hits and one earned runs. The Athletics will face the Angels and Diamondbacks following this series.

Why the A's Will Win

  • The Athletics have won five of their last six games as underdogs against American League opponents following a home loss.
  • The Twins have lost three of their last four games as road favorites.
  • The Athletics have covered the run line in seven of their last eight games as home underdogs against American League opponents following a loss.
  • The Twins have failed to cover the run line in each of their last four road games following a road win.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Prediction

The A’s are going to bounce back in a big way here. Lopez sits with an EA of 5.83 and in his last start he gave up seven hits and five runs. Harris sits with an ERA of 2.37 and in his last start he gave up only run. The Twins bats are going to be ice cold here, and the A’s are going to have no issue getting the job done here. Back the Athletics on the money line to cash. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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